Are you thinking about selling your business but don’t know where to start?

Whether you’re looking to buy, sell or accelerate your business, our dedicated team of experienced advisers can help.

Evolution Capital is not a broker: it is a premium advisory firm offering a range of fully-integrated services for TMT firms. We will hold your hand throughout the process, from the initial stages of a deal right through to completion and often beyond.

Everything you need to buy, sell or accelerate your business.

Our buy and build process

“Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.” Alexander Graham Bell.

Total transaction management and a unique offering to your sector: a genuine gateway to maximising value.

Our Buy & Build Strategic Advice process can be broken down into five key stages:

Stage 1 - Analyse

We carry out a comprehensive strategic review to support informed advice on how to enhance value and effectively realise business and shareholder objectives over an appropriate timescale.

  • Comprehensive business review.
  • Valuation and transaction readiness.
  • Landscape and advice on a market we know.
  • Strategic planning and funding relationships.
  • Full funding and M&A transaction preparation.
Detailed elements of business review Included
Financial performance
Customers and contracts
Adjusted EBITDA
SWOT and TOWS analysis
Objective and informed indicative valuations
Buyer landscape
Full exit readiness assessment, including tax advice
Value enhancement strategies
Issue recommendations and trouble-shooting
Complete transaction planning
Information platform and data room build
Premium advice on achieving objectives
Stage 2 - Prepare

Depending on the findings and advice arising from our strategic review, we agree with you a stage 2 strategic plan for value enhancement and successful exit.

  • Full project plan and timetable, to be agreed with you.
  • Any issues that have arisen in stage 1 will be discussed and managed.
  • A series of transaction documents to help promote your business to potential buyers.
  • A comprehensive platform and data room to ease information sharing.
Information memorandum sample output
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Example group
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Example group
Example group
Example group
Stage 3 - Funding

We prepare the business plan and financial projections specifically designed for funders and introduce equity/debt funders, whilst providing a full negotiation and management service:

  • Get funding-ready with full preparation.
  • Top quality business plan and projections.
  • Introduction to most suitable funders.
  • Negotiation of best possible terms.
  • Full transaction management.
Selected funder relationships
Funder relationships
Stage 4 - Acquire/Merge

We provide highly targeted introductions to qualified value-enhancing targets. Our negotiation techniques result in the improvement of offer terms and de-gearing of risks.

  • We know your market.
  • We understand strategy, value and valuations.
  • We know how to identify the best targets.
  • We know how to run an efficient process.
  • We know how to enhance value.
Our research and advisory teams will find the best acquisition
Research and advisory teams
Stage 5 - Execution

We provide premium advice for each and every transaction to completion with full hands-on project management through each transaction process:

  • Total transaction management
  • We expertly lead the transaction process.
  • Preparation is foundation to success.
  • Work with solicitors on legal documents.
  • Focus on a swift and successful completion.
Comprehensive reviews and analysis
  • Our passion for full preparation and detail helps to ensure transactions are smooth and efficient.
  • Some competitors provide only limited assistance at this stage.
Legal documentation
  • We work with your solicitors to obtain the best possible results for you upon completion and beyond.
  • We are able to introduce you to appropriate solicitors.
Total transaction management
  • Formal process leading regular all-party calls on transactions.
  • We are proactive in speedily resolving any issues.
  • Our focus is always on achieving success and maximising value.

Our Results & Case Studies



John started Icom with the help of his wife in 1990, using their family home in Kent as their office. This was Donoghue’s first foray into the world of entrepreneurialism, stepping away from his job with Bailey Telecom.

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Evolution Capital, the leading mid-market corporate finance boutique specialising in bespoke advice for the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) market, is delighted to announce it advised on the sale of telecoms business Between the Lines Communication to Arrow Communications.

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Evolution Capital is delighted to announce its strategic review and three-year M&A, funding and advisory programme of London-based MSP Ridgewall has resulted in an investment in the business by leading private equity firm Inflexion.

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Our Client Testimonials

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I am happy to say that Evolution Capital delivered great value to the shareholders in selling Equitalk to XFone Inc. last year.

John Burton

MD of Equitalk

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We retained Evolution Capital to find acquisitions and have now completed our first successful transaction through them.

Mark Jenkins

MD of Callagenix

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We were the very first sponsor of Evolution Capitals Maximum Exit programme and found it a great way of uncovering acquisition targets.

Simon Cleaver

Former CEO of Legend Communications Plc

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We are delighted with the number of valid research opportunities that Evolution Capital has given us

Jamie Hughes

CEO of Pace Telecom

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Thanks to help from Evolution Capital, who provided us with the strategic advice we needed, we were able to evaluate a number of options, and are now well placed to develop our business to maximise our profit potential.

David Meyers

Managing Director of Axis Telecom

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I put great value on Evolution Capital's team professionalism and advice, and in particular found the networking opportunities of great benefit to Club Communications.

Tony Lewis

MD of Club Communications Ltd

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We appointed Evolution to manage the sale of XaL, which I am please to say they accomplished in a professional and timely manner.

Andrew Hague

MD of XaL (Billing Online Ltd)

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Evolution Capital completed successful and timely fundraising for my business.

Don McQueen

MD of Patherfinder Telecom Ltd

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I have been continually appreciative of Evolution Capital’s help and strategic advice which has always been provided in a highly professional manner.

Andrew Crane

MD of Inweb

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The help and support that we received from Evolution Capital and Nigel Cook in particular was invaluable in completing an acquisition that had its share of challenges. I would certainly be happy to recommend their services.

Robert Woods

MD of Hobbs Parker 2000

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Evolution were able to identify a buyer and complete the sale of my business in the very short timescale that I set them.

Jason Solis

MD of Modus Telecom Ltd

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